‘9 in 10 developers are concerned about budget and staff cuts’
Researchers from Appian suggest that nine in ten UK and EU developers are concerned about budget and staff cuts. The growth of the IT market is on the decline. Most feel the impact, from the boardroom to the office floor.
Appian surveyed 1,500 developers and software engineers for a study on th... Read more
InfluxData updates InfluxDB across the board
InfluxData, the developer of InfluxDB, announced numerous product updates and enhancements during its annual developer and community event, InfluxDays 2022.
The new features include Flux 1.0, Telegraph Custom Builder and InfluxDB Script Editor. The updates aim to support developers working on ti... Read more
‘Three in five developers experience unhealthy work-life balance’
A survey by OutSystems suggests that three in five EMEA developers experience an unhealthy work-life balance.
OutSystems develops a low-code platform for application development. The organization recently interviewed more than 800 developers for a work satisfaction survey. Work-life balance prov... Read more
Devs urge Apple to improve ‘nightmarish’ App Store review process
The approval process of Apple's App Store leaves many developers in the dark about how and why their apps and updates are reviewed and disapproved. Some consider quitting iOS development as a result.
Jake Nelson, a London-based developer, uploaded a regular update to Apple's App Store in Januar... Read more
Google to expand alternative payment options for Play Store
Google announced an expansion of its Play Store payment program, which allows users to select different payment systems for in-app purchases. The changes will deploy to India, Australia, Indonesia, Japan and the European Economic Area (EEA).
Google invited all non-gaming developers worldwide to ... Read more
CircleCI Visual Configuration Editor allows teams to visualize and streamline complex workflows
CircleCI announced the availability of CircleCI Visual Configuration Editor, a comprehensive open-source project that is meant for configuration editing.
Circle Internet Services – a popular DevOps platform – introduced its new ‘drag-and-drop’ configuration tool known as Visual Configura... Read more
Google releases Android 13, Pixel devices get dibs
Google launched Android 13 and released the source code to the Android Open Source Project for developers.
Android 13 is chock-full of new features and apps that Google's Android team has been working on for months. They're intended to improve user privacy and security, productivity, develope... Read more
GitHub proposal for Sigstore adoption faces backlash from developers
Developers object to GitHub's suggestion to use Sigstore to enhance network security by connecting npm packages to their inputs.
Unity Software rejects multibillion-euro acquisition by AppLovin
Unity Software rejected a €17.2 billion acquisition bid from AppLovin. The software developer is pursuing the merger of ironSource, one of AppLovin's competitors.
Unity develops an engine for game developers. The software allows developers to produce video games without having to program comp... Read more
EU antitrust regulators question developers on Google app payments
EU antitrust inspectors questioned app developers on the impact of Google's Play Store policies. Earlier this year, the tech giant threatened to ban apps that use alternative payment methods instead of its proprietary system. Two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that EU antitrust inspe... Read more